Junior Project Engineer

Junior Project Engineer

Location: Papendrecht, The Netherlands

Working for VBMS is more than just having an interesting job. It's about joining a highly skilled team of ambitious professionals who demand the best of themselves and others. It's about thriving in a challenging and stimulating work environment in a results-driven culture. It's also about joining Europe's market leader in subsea cabling.


For our Nearshore Department we are currently looking for a Junior Project Engineer.

The job:

Your main responsibility is to support the (Lead) Project Engineer on technical and operational areas. During the project preparation and execution, you will ensure the availability of projects specific engineering documents. You liaise with the QHSE and operations department for the work package(s) allocated to you. You will give technical input during the tender process and provide specific calculations yourself, or ensure calculations are made by other engineering departments. You will contribute to the preparation and updating of work package(s), procedures, method statements and drawings. During project execution you assist with updating of engineering documents, monitoring adherence to project procedures and company QHSE policy. Other part of the function is contributing to the continuous improvement of engineering procedures in the project team.

We ask:

  • Higher Professional Education (Bachelor) in a technical discipline;

  • At least 1 years’ relevant experience in an offshore (oil and gas and/or renewables) and/or maritime environment;

  • Advanced knowledge of ICT office- and planning applications and basic knowledge of drafting applications;

  • Good communication skills and a good knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken;

  • Willing to travel and willing to stay abroad during the execution phase of the project (currently in the European region but expected to expand worldwide);

  • You are motivated and eager to develop your skills in this role;

  • You are a team player, pro-active and have a hands-on mentality.

We offer:

  • Being part of a professional project team;

  • Numerous personal development opportunities within VBMS and parent company Boskalis;

  • Work in an organisation in full development where you can contribute to the growth;

  • Competitive benefits package.

Our company

VBMS, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., specialises in subsea power cable installation, Balance of Plant maintenance for the renewables market, and umbilical/flowline installation for the oil & gas markets and installation of interconnectors. The company delivers added value with its robust end-to-end project management and multi-disciplinary grid-to-grid solutions. In addition, VBMS complies with strict European and international industry standards, reflected in a high QHSE ranking. VBMS provides quality services balanced with cost effectiveness, with a portfolio including major offshore developments in Europe and beyond.


Do you want to join our team? Please apply via the link below. For questions please contact Christel Verheij, HR Business Partner, T +31(0)78 641 7500.

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